Jan 24, 2013 4:00am PST
and so expensive. >> gabe slate kron 4 news. >> still ahead replacing clinton. senator john kerry repaired to sit at the witness table today as his confirmation hearing. to become the new secretary of state. more details coming up. not bad this morning we will get an update on your commute and forecast with erica in a couple of minutes. >> we are back. at 4:15. let's get to the weather forecast. we saw it proposes to take it looks as if they are still lingering. erica is keeping an eye on it. >> good morning. over to storm tracker 4 we're not picking up much. our last report we saw lingering showers around san raphael over the san ramon valley area. >> san francisco a passing shower. >> not picking it up anymore that does not mean we are completely dry. we have the potential to see pop up stray showers as we head into the afternoon. be aware and keep an umbrella in the back of your car in case. it looks like to day we will see a mix of sun and clouds and temperatures not bad as we step out the door. >> for concord. san carlos and livermore seeing lower forties' waking up in haywar
Jan 24, 2013 7:00am PST
see you next. live in washington. >> happening right now john kerry is at his first confirmation hearing. he is expected to face mostly friendly questioning before the senate foreign relations committee. he has been on the committee for 28 years, chaired it for the past four. he is expected to be confirmed by his colleagues. current secretary of state also there as you can see to express her support for kerry to take over, this is the same committee where she had some heated exchanges with republicans yesterday morning. she was answering questions about the attack in libya. >>> a new task force in connecticut looking in to the sandy hook shooting has it's first meeting today. the commission will hear today from experts who sat on similar commissions after mass shootings in colorado and virginia. the 16 member panel is supposed to give connecticut's governor a list of recommendations regarding school safety, mental health and gun violence prevention by march 15th. >>> time now 7:17, and in just an hour diane feinstein will resume her fight for a ban on assault weapons. she will in
Jan 24, 2013 6:00am PST
than ten minutes from now senator john kerry begins testifying before the senate foreign relations committee today. this is the first day of confirmation hearings to determine if he'll replace secretary of state hillary clinton. >>> just before 11:00 this morning, outgoing defense secretary leon panetta all set to announce the pentagon reversing its stance on women serving on the front lines. official ban on female troops serving in the front lines has been in place since 1984. >>> a water main break has crews concerned a street could collapse. public works crews have to tear up a section near sir francis drake boulevard and replace it with more stable soil after thousands of gallons of water just spilled on the street overnight. >>> let's take you outside live right now. hp pavilion is the home of your san jose sharks. they are taking on the phoenix coyotes tonight.
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introducing john kerry at his confirmation hearing. he is likely to be asked how he would handle those threats as the next secretary of state. >> margaret brennan thank you. "washington post" columnist david ignatius had written extensively about the engazie attacks. good morning. >> good morning, charlie. >> we begin with the questions, whether secretary of state took responsibility, answered all the questions and put this behind her? >> she gave a good account of herself, she gave as good as she got. it was an intense session. i think on the sound bite that we'll remember secretary clinton asking what difference does it make? knowing exactly how this happened. i think it does make a difference, and the reason is it's clear in hindsight the united states simply didn't know enough about what was happening in benghazi on the day that these four americans were killed. the intelligence wasn't good the diplomatic security wasn't good, efforts to fix it had failed, and in that sense, secretary clinton is taking responsibility but there is a deep obligation in the de